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Obe Restaurant

#874 of 7,649 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
El Born / La Ribera
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Placa de Santa Caterina 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 23 65
10:30 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this restaurant at about 3pm and stopped for a late lunch. Good ambience, staff were helpful and attentive. Interestingly there were about a dozen others there and they were all locals - I always think this is a good sign. My wife had a spaghetti bolognese (which she said was the best she'd tasted), I had a goat's cheese... More 

Thank David C
Stockholm, Sweden
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We've never stoped here to eat, but we always come back for a short sangria/olive stop. The staff always gives you a freindly smile and you feel very welcome.

Thank Håkan A
Noosa, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent a week in Barcelona.We went to restaurants and tapas bars for lunch and dinner.Obe was our favorite.It is not a tapas bar.For lunch or dinner you get fresh made in the restaurant food which is excellent,clean and original cuisine made with love and care.Look at the menu.Try it and send me a dollar if you... More 

Thank irmiller
Rochester, New York
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Being Americans, we were ready to eat much earlier than Barcelonians...this restaurant accommodated us at 8 PM, and presented a wide range of options that accommodated gluten free, low fat, and low roughage diets. Great selection of wines.

Thank Jean M
Igualada, Spain
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this restaurant for lunch; they had a interesting menu, maybe with not so much dishes to choose but very well described and good price. Everything that we eat was excellent and very well presented. The staff are very friendly. The only think that they have to improve is the timing between the dishes because it was a... More 

Thank Morero
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the area and this was a perfect spot for drinks and relaxation. The windows open up to make it a great spot to watch folks and enjoy the city.

Thank Pete N
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

In a town that where tapas & paella get old quickly, we were craving a plated lunch after walking through Born. Perfect atmosphere, clean, lovely decor, smiley staff & delicious pasta. We split the GINORMOUS pear/arugula salad with walnuts. I had a HUGE bowl of 'soup of the day' (cauliflower, potato & parm) which we shared also. My date had... More 

Thank VinoGal7
Oberlin, Ohio
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297 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We just stopped for an early drink and had a lovely bottle of their house wine (vino tinto), that was served by a charming waitress with a small plate of delicious olives. We had other dinner plans for the evening but will try to return sometime soon for their tempting dinner offerings.

Thank Charles A
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Adorable!! Waitresses are beyond lovely!!!!!!!!! Great food and if you like wine and good whiskey this is the place to go !!!!!xxxx

Thank tim m
Incline Village, Nevada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We both ordered pasta. Both good flavored but mine was a bit too salty.. For 13.50 euro per dish, I expected a slightly larger portion or at least bread service. Ordered the chocolate fondant with ice cream dessert which was very tasty butt pricey. The service was attentive and polite and atmosphere was nice. C

Thank AL_RTW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$46
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa de Santa Caterina 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 23 65
italian restaurant with fresh market produce, high quality cuisine at affordable prices, large selection of Italian wines. make appetizers starting at 19:00h,there is a fixed price menu for lunch and a la carte menu in the evening. the dishes vary according to market availability, exquisite food, excellent location and very nice local design.restaurante italiano con productos frescos del mercado, cocina de alta calidad a precios accesibles, gran selección de vinos italianos. hacemos aperitivos a partir de las 19:00h, hay menú al mediodía y carta por la noche, los platos cambian según disponibilidad de mercado, comida exquisita, excelente location y local de diseño muy agradable.

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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